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Protestors against the Yelland development on the Taw estuary in North Devon

North Devon Council refuses luxury holiday village in sensitive Taw estuary landscape

Devon CPRE, the local branch of the countryside charity, today (9 June) congratulated North Devon Council for overwhelmingly voting to refuse an application to build 250 premium houses and apartments on the bank of the Taw estuary at Yelland Quay.

The site, where a small coal-fired power station stood between the 1950s and the 1980s, is in a noted wildlife habitat. It’s adjacent to an...

Road to be named after late councillor

A road on new development of 19 affordable homes on a former factory site is being named after the late Councillor Dennis Camp, who served Plymouth’s Southway ward on Plymouth City Council from 1990 to his death in 2006 and was also Lord Mayor of Plymouth in 2000/01.

Alison Seabeck MP and Councillor Chris Penberthy, Cabinet Member for Cooperatives, Housing and Community Safety for...

Plymouth launches £50m plan for affordable homes

Plymouth’s new Plan for Homes has been officially launched at a major housing summit. The conference, organised by the South West Housing Initiative and Plymouth City Council, was held on Friday 1 November and brought key people from across the country to the city to discuss how more homes can be built to tackle the housing shortage and meet the needs of a growing population.

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